| Apr 4, 2013
| 10:48 AM
I try to write these sports columns as though I were talking to a woman with whom I was out on a first date. That means, unless something crazy has just gone down, like a blizzard or a hurricane, do not talk about the weather, and try at all costs not...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 1:22 PM
From Michael Cross-Barnet: Show of hands, please: How many of you progressive-minded parents out there think it’s OK to force a child to take music lessons against his or her will?
I’m guessing not too many. Maybe 10 or 15 percent?
| Oct 29, 2012
| 5:49 AM
The parking lot in front of Chuck E. Cheese's at the Festival at Bel Air was the only place Saturday morning where one could find Disney princesses chatting with horror movie villains and lions hanging out with the tigers and bears.
The shopping center's...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 6:55 AM
It's not quite Mother's Day in America yet, but you can send your parents cool footage of a physicist talking about rubber bands. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for Monday, March 11, 2013.
Richard Feynman's discussion of hacking elasticity...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 4:41 AM
Dennis Rodman is back from a rather foggy Asia visit, Google is remembering a civil rights advocate, and Mitt Romney wishes he were president. Welcome to your post-weekend online trends report for Monday, March 4.
Romney appeared on Fox News Sunday with...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:58 AM
A full news cycle after Alex Jones' CNN meltdown, the conservative radio show host -- dubbed the most paranoid man in America -- is still trending. David Bowie's new single is rising up the digital charts and a number of tech stories are gaining traction,...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 5:45 PM
Well, they can't all be winners.
Sunday night's episode of "The Walking Dead" on AMC took a step back from last week's installment, when ten zombies were iced and many more had face time.
This week, we spent about 55 minutes (including commercial...
| Sep 15, 2011
North Calvert Street
2700 block, between 5:45 and 7 a.m. Sept. 8. Laptop, purse, credit cards, ID stolen from residence. Entry gained through unlocked rear door.
3200 block at 10:45 p.m. Sept. 7. MacBook laptop stolen from residence. Entry gained by...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 1:12 PM
A DVD box set of "Kourtney & Kim Take New York." Each country's royalty should be familiar with the other's.
Luke Broadwater, reporter, The Baltimore Sun
An extra-large gift basket of relevance.
Anne Tallent, editor, b
I don't want to ruin the...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 8:51 AM
Throughout the 1980s and '90s, there was a gold standard brand-name in consumer electronics: Sony. If you had disposable income and were interested in entertaining yourself, you were looking at Sony products first, and then working your way down.
| Mar 1, 2012
| 9:16 AM
"Game Faces" is an ongoing series where we will look at the people behind the well-worn game controllers of Baltimore. They might be your neighbor, your postal carrier or a famous athlete. Whoever they are, they love games, just like you. Want to show...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Harford Sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Dishesha M. Laurey, 24, of the 100 block of Hamilton Place, was charged Thursday with second-degree assault.
William Franklin Richardson, 47, of the 800 block of Gilbert Road, was...